Development Engineer (Biomechanics)
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Richard has extensive design and manufacture experience in specialized and prototype equipment across the medical, automotive, agriculture and assembly industries. He has co authored 16 publications on a wide range of bio-mechanical topics with a research interest in orthopaedics specifically implant design.
Diploma Mechanical Engineering
Trade - Toolmaker
Costi JJ, Heinze K, Lawless IM, Stanley RM, Freeman BJC. Doe's combined compression, flexion and axial rotation place the disc at risk of posterolateral herniation? Measurement of 3D lumbar intervertebral disc internal strains during repetitive loading. Rob Johnston Award - Best Paper Award. 24th Annual Scientific MEeting of the Spine Society of Australia, Perth, Australia, April 2013
Costi JJ, Cazzolato BS, Stanley RM, Ding B. Six degree of freedom hexapod robot for biomechanical research. Finalist - National Engineering Excellence Awards, Engineers Australia, Canberra, 2012
Costi JJ, Cazzolato BS, Stanley RM, Ding B. Six degree of freedom hexapod robot for biomechanical research. Malcolm Kinnaird Engineering Excellence Award, Engineers Australia, South Australia Division, 2012
Richard has research interests in the stucture of the body namely bones and joints with a keep interest in implants and medical devices.